Eye and respiratory irritants in jet engine exhaust.

  title={Eye and respiratory irritants in jet engine exhaust.},
  author={Yoshinori Miyamoto},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  volume={57 11},
It has been noted that eye and respiratory irritation frequently occurred in the ground crews and pilots working on the field behind an aircraft with a low smoke combustor (LSC) engine. This study was attempted to analyze the exhaust sampled at about 50 m behind the LSC J79 engines at idle power setting by means of a high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) technique. Nine kinds of lower aliphatic carbonyl compound (seven aldehydes and two ketones) were identified. The concentration of… CONTINUE READING

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